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SABMiller PLC - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number:1570X
31 March 2004

                                  SCHEDULE 10


1. Name of company

SABMiller plc

2. Name of shareholder having a major interest

Barclays plc

3. Please state whether notification indicates that it is in respect of holding
of the shareholder named in 2 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest
or in the case of an individual holder if it is a holding of that person's
spouse or children under the age of 18

Notification in respect of party named in 2 above

4. Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the number of
shares held by each of them

See additional information

5. Number of shares / amount of stock acquired


6. Percentage of issued class


7. Number of shares / amount of stock disposed


8. Percentage of issued class


9. Class of security

Ordinary shares of US$0.10 each

10. Date of transaction

Not disclosed. Figures given as at 26 March 2004

11.  Date company informed

Notification received on 31 March  2004

12. Total holding following this notification

40,163,877 ordinary shares

13. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

4.02% of issued ordinary share capital

14. Any additional information

Notification was received from Barclays Bank plc, under S198 and 202(3)
Companies Act 1985, of a notifiable interest of 4.02% in the ordinary issued
share capital of SABMiller plc, through the legal entities listed below

Legal Entity                                                             Holding                  % Held

Barclays Global Fund Advisors                          962,401           0.0963%

Barclays Global Investors Ltd                       23,534,729           2.3544%

Barclays Global Investors, N.A.                     12,067,885           1.2073%

Barclays Global Investors Australia Ltd                456,909           0.0457%

Barclays Life Assurance Co Ltd                       1,797,333           0.1798%

Barclays Capital Securities Ltd                        174,090           0.0174%

Barclays Global Investors Japan Ltd                    253,219           0.0253%

Barclays Private Bank and Trust Ltd                      8,089           0.0008%

Barclays Global Investors Japan Trust & Banking        909,222           0.0910%

                                        TOTAL:      40,163,877           4.0180%

15. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

Greg Martin  01483 264067

16. Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making
this notification

Greg Martin Company Secretarial Assistant

Date of notification

31 March 2004

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